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Budget FY 2021-22: Covid-19 vaccination to get priority - P4H Network

Budget FY 2021-22: Covid-19 vaccination to get priority

Keeping the mass vaccination in mind, the revenue target for the next fiscal has been set Tk 389,078 crore, which is 11.02% of the GDP, according to the finance ministry and National Board of Revenue (NBR) sources.

There will be Tk 10,000 crore special allocation for facing the impacts of Covid-19 in the budget.

The social safety net will be expanded with Tk 125,000 crore which is 30% higher than the current fiscal.

Meanwhile, the government has approved the Annual Development Programme (ADP) involving Tk 225,324 crore for 1,426 projects for the 2021-22 fiscal year with focus on transport and communications, power, housing, education and health sectors. 

(1 USD = 84.32 Tk)

To know more read the entire news report originally published in The Daily Star here.

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